February 26, 2013 Many American doctors are nurses are helping to build medical schools abroad, as funding agencies push for this collaborative style of philanthropy. Even former President Clinton is getting involved. He's launched a $15 million initiative to revamp Rwanda's health care system.
September 26, 2012 Vanessa Kerry, a daughter of Sen. John Kerry, has created a nonprofit to partner with the Peace Corps in sending doctors and nurses abroad. In return, the organization pays off a portion of the volunteers' school loans. The goal is to reduce the severe shortage of medical workers in developing countries.
September 1, 2012 In our monthlong blog that ended Aug. 31, we collected stories of people working together to make the world a better, safer, greener and greater place to live.
August 30, 2012 Herky's Nest serves as a premium seating area in the Kinnick Stadium for children and families from the University of Iowa Children's Hospital.
August 24, 2012 On Saturday, University of Alabama students can choose to refurbish a neighborhood baseball diamond, clean-up a local high school, create a carnival or do something else worthwhile.
August 24, 2012 For Love of Children's Neighborhood Tutoring Program places children from low-income D.C. families with volunteer tutors in one-on-one relationships.
August 23, 2012 Volunteers from the student-led Coaching Corps teach sport-specific skills and mentor under-served young people.
August 8, 2012 Caare, a grassroots organization that promotes a comprehensive approach to health, runs a food bank, provides substance abuse counseling and various activities — from yoga to zumba — all free of charge.
January 20, 2010 It's been just over one week since a devastating earthquake struck Haiti. As relief organizations rushed to the scene and ordinary people opened their wallets to support the disaster response, hundreds of techies have also stepped up to offer thei...